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AIID facility update – February 2024

28 February 2024
All buildings on the AIID site are now vacant and enabling works are continuing this month. The strip-out of existing buildings prior to demolition is well-underway.  

Doherty Institute cracks 80-year Buruli ulcer mystery

25 January 2024
In a major breakthrough, researchers led by University of Melbourne’s Professor Tim Stinear, Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Mycobacterium ulcerans at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute), have solved the 80-year mystery surrounding the spread of Buruli ulcer.

AIID facility update – December 2023

13 December 2023
Enabling works around the Australian Institute for Infectious Disease (AIID) building site have commenced.

Sustainably preparing for AIID construction

13 December 2023
Concerted efforts are being made to reuse furniture and fittings from existing buildings in the AIID site preparation.

Showcasing synergies and public health progress at joint symposium

13 December 2023
The recent Burnet/Doherty Public Health Symposium provided a platform for researchers and scientists from both institutes to present some of their work in public health and share insights.

Burnet Oration: Dr Ziyad Al-Aly urges long COVID action

13 December 2023
Almost four years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, research continues to provide new insights into the disease and what the future holds.

Doherty Institute relaunches podcast

13 December 2023
The Doherty Institute is pleased to have relaunched its fortnightly podcast, Infection and Immunity – Evidence Explained.

AIID facility update – October 2023

20 October 2023
Since the AIID facility concept designs were unveiled in June, a significant volume of work has been underway to develop schematic designs.  

AIID calls for strengthened global pandemic rules

19 October 2023
The Australian Institute for Infectious Disease (AIID) has called for improved international rules to avoid a repeat of the inequitable and disjointed outcomes seen during the emergency phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

First glimpse at animated ‘fly-throughs’

20 June 2023
The Australian Institute for Infectious Disease (AIID) has released a video showcasing the new facility with 3D animated ‘fly-throughs’ and reflections from key leaders.